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Two Elderly Women Stabbed During Walk On Jerusalem Promenade

05/10/2016 - 10:15

Jerusalem — Two elderly women were stabbed by two masked assailants while out for a walk on a popular promenade overlooking the Old City of Jerusalem in what is being called a terror attack.

Police search Jerusalem for stabbing suspects. Getty Images

In Tense Eastern Jerusalem, Arabs And Jews Hunker Down

11/01/2015 - 19:00

Jerusalem — To get to the Jewish compound in the eastern Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan, residents arrange in advance for an armored van to pick them up at a spot adjacent to the walls of the Old City.

A Jewish-Israeli raising the flag of Israel near the Old City of Jerusalem. The number of Jewish residents in the Old City. JTA

Temple Mount Closed To Jews On Tisha B'Av; Stones Thrown At U.S. Teens Near Old City

07/28/2012 - 20:00

Reports that Jewish extremists would create "provocations" spurred Jerusalem police to close the Temple Mount to Jewish visitors on Tisha b'Av.

Muslim leaders threatened to riot in return, leading to the closure on Sunday, according to reports. The calls for the provocations appeared on several websites, Ynet reported.

Muslims are observing the holy month of Ramadan, and Muslim worshipers reportedly were allowed on the Temple Mount on Sunday.

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